Category: Anglicanism

Of provinces and math

I don’t know who started it, but people have taken to calling today’s new Anglican province the “third province” in North America. I don’t get it. Are conservatives so concerned about the perceived heresies...

I told you so

On another blog, I said that we’d be saying “Archbishop Duncan” before long. That was in September 2007, right after his famous Pittsburgh conclave. Today Bishop Bob Duncan has been promoted to Archbishop of...

A province is born

In the midst of Advent, while we prepare our hearts to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, the universal church witnessed another birth today. Gathered in Illinois, conservative Anglicans formed a new province. For...

Anglicanism = jello?

Is this a subtle commentary on Anglicanism? Probably not, though I don’t think the comparison is without merit. Yes, that’s what it is. An audio recording of a wobbling jello mold in the shape...

Scripture, tradition, and reason

It’s true that the “three-legged stool” of scripture, tradition, and reason doesn’t really come from Richard Hooker. Still, these three facets of our faith living in tension define Anglicanism. Sometimes his trifecta is misused...